Monday, April 09, 2018

Lisa Whittington-Hill named national volunteer of the year by Magazines Canada

Lisa Whittington-Hill
Magazines Canada has announced that Lisa Whittington-Hill, the publisher of This Magazine, has been named Volunteer of the Year for 2017It is awarded annually to an individual whose outstanding volunteer contributions have had a national impact on the Canadian magazine industry.
“I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this recognition,” said Matthew Holmes, CEO of Magazines Canada. “In addition to her day- (and night-) job at This Magazine, Lisa for years has contributed her time as an advisor and mentor to others. She does a lot of work behind the scenes to mobilize our community and respond to industry needs and challenges. She is a constant champion of our small-but-mighty Canadian magazines.”
This and several other volunteer honours from across the country and the industry will be presented at the Magazines Canada reception on Wednesday, April 25: 
  • Joanne Rajotte, MagsBC volunteer of the year
  • Allan Lacey, Alberta Magazine Publishers Association volunterr of the year
  • Craig Sweetman, Magazines Ontario volunteer of the year
  • Michel Nivischiuk, Magazines du Quebec volunteer of the year
The presentation will be made at MagNet: Canada’s Magazine Conference at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown at 475 Yonge St. in Toronto.

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